Raspberry Pi

How to Install AnyDesk on Raspberry Pi

AnyDesk is a software that is used to access and control the remote devices from the client device. It comes with tons of features like file transfering, session recording, privacy mode and text chat. In this write-up, the installation procedure of the AnyDesk software on the Raspberry Pi will be explained.

How to download and install the AnyDesk on Raspberry Pi using the terminal

Before the installation of the AnyDesk on the Raspberry Pi, we will make sure that all the packages of the Raspberry Pi are up to date by using the command:

$ sudo apt update

After making sure that all the packages of the Raspberry are up to date we will use the following command to download deb package of AnyDesk from its official website:

$ wget -c https://download.anydesk.com/rpi/anydesk_6.1.1-1_armhf.deb

Now will list down the contents of the Home directory, to confirm the successful downloading of the package:

$ ls

Now before proceeding towards the installation of AnyDesk, we will install its dependencies using the command:

$ sudo apt install libminizip1 libegl1-mesa

To install the deb package we will use the dpkg command with the “i” option which is used to install the package:

$ sudo dpkg -i anydesk_6.1.1-1_armhf.deb

To confirm the installation of the anydesk package, we will check the version of the installed anydesk using the command:

$ anydesk --version

To launch the application of “AnyDesk” from the CLI, we will run:

$ anydesk

Now we will enter the IP address of the machine to which you want to connect, in our case the IP address of the machine is 528226990, so we will enter it ( making sure that the AnyDesk application is also installed in that machine). As we have connected to the computer using the anydesk:


AnyDesk is one of the widely used secure applications to access remote devices and apart from that, this application comes with various other features such as file transfer, communication with contacts, recording, and many customization options. You can install AnyDesk on Raspberry Pi by downloading and installing the deb package from its official website.

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Hammad Zahid

I'm an Engineering graduate and my passion for IT has brought me to Linux. Now here I'm learning and sharing my knowledge with the world.